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Tractor-trailer truck driver training / Alice Adams.

Adams, Alice. (Author). Adams, Alice. Trucking, tractor-trailer driver handbook/workbook. (Added Author). Professional Truck Driver Institute of America. (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781111036485
  • ISBN: 1111036489
  • Physical Description: xxx, 834 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Edition: 4th ed.
  • Publisher: Clifton Park, NY : Delmar Cengage Learning, c2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Trucking : tractor-trailer driver handbook/workbook. 3rd ed. c2006.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
An introduction to trucking -- The commercial driver's license -- Control systems -- Vehicle systems -- Transportation technology -- Vehicle inspections -- Basic control -- Shifting -- Backing and docking -- Coupling and uncoupling -- Sliding fifth wheels and tandem axles -- Preventive maintenance and servicing -- Recognizing and reporting malfunctions -- Communication -- Visual search -- Space management -- Speed management -- Night driving -- Extreme driving conditions -- Skid control -- Hazard awareness -- Railroad crossings -- Emergency maneuvers -- Accident procedures -- Handling cargo -- Cargo documentation -- Special rigs -- Hours of service -- Trip planning -- Transportation security -- Driving international routes -- Hazardous materials -- Public relations and job search -- Driver health, safety and security -- Whistleblower protections for professional drivers -- Compliance, safety, accountability (CSA) -- Appendix A: troubleshooting guide -- Appendix B: website reference list -- Appendix C: trucking organizations.
Subject: Truck driving > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Truck driving > Examinations > Study guides.

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